On Saturday 26 March, EAST&, the new pop-up culture center in Amsterdam East, is organizing a program for locals on the Sajetplein. Culture makers from East Amsterdam gather in and around the Plein Theater with workshops for children, performances by spoken word poets from Poetry Circle Nowhere, singer-songwriters and a little whirligig for the little ones. The square is freely accessible and the entire neighborhood from young to old is welcome!
The Queering Puppets Festival Amsterdam will also take place on this day in the Plein Theater. This new festival gives the stage to genre-transcending forms of visual theater and puppetry. On Saturday, as part of this festival, there’s a children's performance (6+) De Kleine Prins by Houtje Touwtje Theater, the act Last Chance by Tim Velraeds, an installation by Cat Smits and the exhibition Paperwork by Artcollective Two Hands.
13:00 - 16:00
WORKSHOPS FOR GROWN UPS AND CHILDREN (6+)
Making stick puppets with de Rode Loper Op School under guidance of artists Bruno Filho and Peter Kist
15:00 - 18:00
POETRY CIRCLE NOWHERE
Spoken word, music and an open stage for poets from Poetry Circle Nowhere who tell the stories of the city. With Daniëlle Zawadi/Benzokarim/Bahghi/Sjaan Flikweert/Open Mic.
14:00 & 16:00
HOUTJE TOUWTJE THEATER
Puppetry performance De Kleine Prins (6+, with ticket)
13:00 - 18:00
The smallest big Whirligig of Menno the Zweefmolenaar!
13:00 - 18:00
CAT SMITS CIE
Installation Cube niets te verliezen
20:00 - 20:25
Last Chance (with ticket)
A solo performance with dolls from Duda Paiva's doll storage.
DJ MR. WINTER (Café/restaurant Eetlokaal Plein Theater)
Shake off the day with dance hits from DJ Mr. Winter!
ARTCOLLECTIVE BETWEEN TWO HANDS
Paperwork (exhibition at café/restaurant Eetlokaal Plein Theater)
EAST& is the new pop-up culture center in Amsterdam-East where collaboration is central and connections are made between local residents and the many talented and diverse culture makers in the district. On March 26, there will be collaboration between:
PLEIN THEATER & DE RODE LOPER OP SCHOOL & FRAMER FRAMED & NOWHERE & MOVING ARTS PROJECT & STICHTING PRACHTVROUW & PUPPETRY WORKSPACE
Made possible by: AMVJ Fonds, Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsdeel Oost & Fonds Podiumkunsten
Back to news overview